The gentler path ...

JOSE "BUTCH" DALISAY, JR., PINOY PENMAN 3.0:

"When you disguise labor as discovery, and emphasize incentives over penalties, the students—and you yourself—can feel more relaxed.... I prefer to take the gentler path to literary enlightenment, and begin with things the students know or can apprehend. That way you can lead them to stranger and more intriguing discoveries about the way language works to convey human experience."

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